February 01, 2019

A place for books, wine, and paperweights

February 01, 2019

A hidden library door gives this new custom-built house the quirkiness of an old home.

BGD&C Mudroom

Photos: Nathan Kirkman

January 31, 2019

Creating a home where children and adults can feel comfortable in all spaces


Illustration: Sergev Nivens/

January 31, 2019

We ask custom builders: If you could redo your first house or revisit the first years of running your business, what would you do differently?

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Photo: Blake Mistich Photography

January 30, 2019

From a space to stow the Christmas tree to an island with cookbooks

January 30, 2019

Valuable insights Architect Robert Hidey gleaned over decades of residential design experience

Michael Lehrer

Michael Lehrer, FAIA


Lehrer Architects

January 29, 2019

Architect Michael Lehrer on great windows, hand-built models, and builders with high emotional intelligence

Mansion exterior green gables design & restoration

Photos courtesy of Green Gables Design & Restoration

January 29, 2019

"You never want to get to the next phase and realize somebody's not happy."


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BALA winner Piebald Ranch, in Texas Hill Country, designed by Craig McMahon Architects. (Photo: Craig McMahon, AIA)

January 29, 2019

These three custom homes stood out in the Best in American Living Awards for their site sensitivity and attention to detail

Construction crew members working on site

Allowing employees to be 100% "off" when they're not at work helps ensure that they're bringing full effort to their jobs.

December 31, 2018



This Month in Custom Builder


Dura Supreme Cabinetry has launched a new selection of stains.


A hidden library door gives this new custom-built house the quirkiness of an old home.

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